Emeritus professor Dennis Hardy (born June 1941) is vice-chancellor of the University of Seychelles (UniSey).
Hardy joined the Greater London Council and qualified as an urban planner at University College London. He subsequently became a fellow of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He has a PhD from the London School of Economics.
Hardy was lecturer in social science and urban planning at Middlesex Polytechnic (now Middlesex University) and subsequently head of department, dean, pro vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor. He then became head of the university's campus in Dubai. He was president of the International Communal Studies Association and dean of the Australian Institute of Business.
- Alternative communities in nineteenth century England. Longman, London, 1979.
- Goodnight campers! The history of the British holiday camp. Mansell, London, 1986. (With Colin Ward)
- From garden cities to new towns: Campaigning for town and country planning 1899-1946. Routledge, 1991. ISBN 0419155708 (Series No 13: Studies in History Planning & the Environment Series)
- Utopian England: Community experiments, 1900-1945. Spon, London, 2000.
- Poundbury: The town that Charles built. Town & Country Planning Association, London, 2005. ISBN 978-0902797406
- Cities that don't cost the earth, Town and Country Planning Association, London, 2008.
- The Urban Sea: Cities of the Mediterranean. Blue Gecko Books, May 2013. ISBN 978-0957568501
- UniSey gets new vice-chancellor. Seychelles Nation, 25 February 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- University of Seychelles has ‘enormous potential’ to become a research hub, says Vice-Chancellor. Hajira Amla, Seychelles News Agency, 17 November 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- Emeritus Professor Dennis Hardy Dean and Academic Board Member. Australian Institute of Business. Retrieved 20 November 2015.